14_Glaciers[1] - Glaciers Glacier Formation/Distribution...

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1 Glaciers Glacier Formation/Distribution Glaciers form where more snow falls than melts (snowfall > melt) Global distribution = 95% of glaciers are found on Antarctica and are found on Antarctica and Greenland – found on every continent except Australia Ultimate source and fate of water in glaciers?
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2 air bubbles Glacial Ice Under the Microscope Accumulation and Ablation Accumulation – the addition of snow/ice to glacial system Ablation – the loss of glacial ice M lti f l i Melting of glacier Calving of ice into oceans Sublimation – the evaporation of ice
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3 Ablation Accumulation
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